A slow start by the WC Baseball team in Thursday nights IHSAA Sectioanl #10 quarterfinals game versus Lawrence Central, proved to be to difficult to overcome. The Lawrence Central Bearcats ended the Warriors season, 3-8. A special thank you to our baseball seniors and Coach Emmitt Carney for helping the program reestablish a winning culture.
On Tuesday night, at Franklin Community High School, Coach Legretta Smith's #1 WC Girls Track team won it's 6th consecutive IHSAA Regional Championship and the programs 16th overall. The Lady Warriors arrived at Franklin Community High School with a heavy heart after learning about the death of classmate Dijon Anderson. However, the senior leadership of Kayland Jackson helped keep the team focused and together.
Jackson set the table for the Warriors by remaining undefeated on the season and winning the 100m Hurdles in a Regional record time of (14.03). Freshman standout K'ja Talley placed (3rd) in the 100m Hurdles and qualified for the IHSAA State Finals. Sophomore standout Mikeisha Covington was a double winner in both the 400m and 200m Dash. In the 400m Dash, Covington and senior Dejah Johnson placed (1st) and (2nd) respectively. Johnson will return to the state finals for the fourth consecutive year after suffering and early season foot injury. In the 200m Dash, Covington won with a time of (24.61). In the 800m Run, senior Tiler "TT" Tyler continued her great season, by capturing the IHSAA Regional Championship, with a time of (2:14.05). Junior Jaime Wells will make a return to the IHSAA State Finals after placing (2nd) in the 3200m Run. In maybe the best race of the night, teammates junior Kennedy Batts and K'ja Talley battled it out in the 300m Hurdles. Batts pulled out a close victory and her first IHSAA Regional Championship in a personal best time of (44.78). Both Batts and Talley have qualified for the IHSAA State Finals.
In the relays, the 4x800m Relay team of Destiny Johnson, Key Waites, Zoe Sullivan & Jaime Wells placed (3rd) and qualified for the IHSAA State Finals. The 4x100m Relay Team of Jackson, Talley, Prommeyse Hoosier and Covington placed (1st) and won the IHSAA Regional Championship in (47.82). Finally, the 4x400m Relay team of Batts, Johnson, Talley and Tyler won the IHSAA Regional Championship in (3:53.07).
In field events, senior Asia Hicks shocked many by placing (3rd) in the High Jump and for the first time qualifying for the IHSAA State Finals. In addition, IHSAA State Finalist from one year ago, senior Deysha Anderson, won the IHSAA Regional Championship and has qualified for the IHSAA State Finals for the third consecutive year.
The #1 Lady Warriors will look to win back to back IHSAA State Championships and the programs fifth state title overall at IU Bloomington, Saturday, June 3. #RunWarriors
The WC Girls LAX program has come a long way in 5 years. In 2017, Coach Robert's Lady Warriors set a school record for wins (12-5), won a playoff game for third consecutive year and reached the "Elite 8" round of the IGLA State Tournament for the first time. Unfortunately, the Lady Warriors season came to end after losing to state #1 Cathedral, 6-20.
The Lady Irish controlled the game throughout and displayed awesome teamwork on both sides of the field. Seniors Taylor Baker (4 goals) and Ivore Westfield (2 goals) led the Lady Warriors offensive effort in their final game. Baker went on to state, "thanks for allowing us to be apart of something bigger than ourselves.....I've had the time of my life on that field." The WCHS Athletic Department would like to thank Coach Gary Roberts, his assistant coaches and the senior class for a record breaking season. #YouAreGreat
The 2017 WC Softball season came to end, Monday, in the first round of the IHSAA Sectionals versus Mt. Vernon, 12-4.
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The WC Girls LAX program is only 5 years old. When the seniors were freshman, they were defeated by Park Tudor, 1-18. On Saturday, not only did the Lady Warriors defeat Park Tudor for the first time in school history, but they advanced in the IGLA State Tournament for the third consecutive year, 20-16.
The Lady Warriors started the game fast and took an early, 6-1 lead. However, Park Tudor did not blink and eventually tied the game up at 10 and agian at 12. In response, the Lady Warriors seniors took over the final 11 minutes of the game and put it out of reach. Seniors Taylor Baker (7 goals), Ivore Westfield (2 goals) and Annalea Keatts (3 goals) combined for 12 out of 20 points. Junior standout Cassidy Cobb matched Baker's goal totals with 7 of her own.
In year 5, Coach Gary Roberts crew has now impoved on it's school record win total with 12. In additon, the Lady Warriors advance to the "Elite 8" for the first time. Next up for the Lady Warriors is state #1 and perrenial power Cathedral.
Prior to last season, the WC Boys Track Team had won 13 consecutive IHSAA Sectional Titles. On Thursday, the #3 Warriors avenged last years disappointing finish and won the programs 19th IHSAA Sectional Championship.
Led by powerful sprinters and hurdlers, the Warriors took control of the meet early and never looked back. Sectional championship performances from Tyland Sheard in the (100m Dash), Jordan Hodge in the (200m Dash), Dallace Jones in the (400m Dash), Moses Baryoh in the (110m Hurldes), Michael Tutsie in the (300m Hurdles), and the 100m Relay team of George Jackson, Sheard, Hodge and Glenn (42.18). Finally, the 4x400m Relay team of Jalen Andrews, Jones, Chris Gutierrez and Tutsie won an IHSAA Sectional in the time of (3:22.73).
Next for the Warriors is this Thursday's IHSAA Regionals held at Warren Central High School. Good luck guys!!
The Warren Central Girls Track Team has been ranked #1 in the state of Indiana for 3 consecutive years. On Tuesday night, at the IHSAA Shelbyville Sectional, the Lady Warriors showed the rest of the state that they plan on being on top for a long time. Led by a 1, 2, 3, finish by senior Kayland Jackson, junior Kennedy Batts and freshman K'ja Talley, the Warriors easily won the programs 18th IHSAA Girls Track Sectional.
In addition to Jackson's IHSAA Sectional Title and meet record time of (14.25) in the 100m Hurdles, Talley (44.02) and Batts (44.90) placed 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the 300m Hurdles. Sophomore Mikeisha Covington easily won the IHSAA Sectional Title's in both the 200m Dash (24.81) and in the 400m Dash (59.39). Junior Jaime Wells won IHSAA Sectional Title in the 3200m Run (11:46).
The Lady Warriors swept all three relays. The relay team of Waites, Wells, Tyler, & Johnson placed 1st in the 4x800m Relay. Jackson, Talley, Hoosier, & Covington easily took the title home in the 4x100m Relay. Finally, the 4x400m Relay Team of Johnson, Talley, Tyler & Covington ran away from the field and captured an IHSAA Sectional title.
In the field events, the Lady Warriors were led by Long Jump champion Prommeyse Hoosier. The Lady Warriors will be back in action on Tuesday, at Franklin Community, in the IHSAA Regionals.